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Kenya: Project Accountant

Organization: European Committee for Agricultural Training
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 25 Jun 2018

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

JUVENILE JUSTICE PROGRAMME KENYA

Organization: CEFA

Title of the position: Project Accountant (1 Position Available)

Location: Nairobi Kenya

Duration of the project: 36 Months

Duration of the contract:

12 Months (Renewable up to a maximum of 31 months and with a 3 months trial period)

Starting date: As soon as possible, not later than the 1st of August 2018

CEFA – European Committee for Training and Agriculture (Comitato Europeo per la Formazione e l’Agricoltura) is an Italian NGO, founded in 1972, whose works lays its foundation on the principles of solidarity and cooperation between different regions of the world in the name of Justice, Human Rights and Peace. CEFA believes in strengthening local institutions, aiming to improve livelihood opportunities for local communities and households’ living conditions through capacity building, awareness raising and advocacy for the protection of vulnerable children and fundamental human rights. Actually CEFA is running programs in 10 different Countries across Africa, Latin America and Europe.

Brief outline of the project: the project aims at strengthening the Juvenile Justice System in Kenya in compliance with the international standards and involving local authorities, all relevant stakeholders, civil society and the private sector.

CEFA is therefore looking for 1 well-qualified Accountant who shall work towards achieving the objectives of this project. The purpose of this position is to maintain operational efficiency in organizational and accountancy duties.

MAIN DUTIES

· Implement On the Job Training to support the capacity building of government staff and the improvement of their service provision;

· Managing the day to day operational and administrative activities of the project ensuring timely response for issues requiring action;

· Preparation and payment of staff salaries. Also prepare the staff statutory deductions i.e. NHIF, NSSF, PAYE and withholding Tax.;

· Preparation and disbursement of funds transfer to the field;

· Preparation of monthly bank reconciliations;

· Analyze and correct monthly accountability from partners and the field for further posting to the final monthly accountancy. Further ensures that the monthly accountancy reports are submitted on time to the Headquarters, Bologna;

· Assist in the preparation of accounts for the organization’s annual audit and prepare the relevant project files for the auditors;

· Supports the Project Manager in the preparation and follow up in budget planning, expenditure and reporting;

· Make payment to suppliers;

· Handling of the project’s petty cash;

· Maintain an updated inventory of assets procured by the project ensuring proper tagging of the same;

· Ensure effective documentation and filing of key project documents and data;

· Assist in any other non-routine tasks as may be requested.

EDUCATION, COMPETENCIES AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

· ‘O’ level Minimum KCSE C plain

· Degree in Accounting/Economics/Business or Diploma in social work with a 3 years’ field experience

· CPA Part II

· Relevant certification

· Attention to detail, deadline oriented and confidentiality,

· Data entry management and General math skills

· Must have at least 3 years working experience in Accounting, preferably for local or International NGOs

· Facilitation skills

· Reporting Skills

· Computer literacy (Excel, Word, Office Package)

· Fluent in English and Swahili

Functional Skills:

· Team Work

· Good communication skills

· Strong organizational and problem solving skills with analytical approach

· Must be able to work independently with limited supervision

· Ability to strictly adhere to deadlines

· Readiness to sign and abide to a Child protection policy

· Readiness to commit and adhere to values, mission and vision of CEFA

How to apply: Please send your CV with at least 2 relevant referees to the following email address: vacancies@cefakenya.com

Please Note that only shortlisted candidate will be contacted for the interview

Specify as email subject the Title of the position: Project Accountant.

Deadline: 25th of June 2018.

How to apply:

How to apply: Please send your CV with at least 2 relevant referees to the following email address: vacancies@cefakenya.com

Please Note that only shortlisted candidate will be contacted for the interview

Specify as email subject the Title of the position: Project Accountant.

Deadline: 25th of June 2018.

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Kenya: Internal Auditor

Organization: Childline Kenya
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 15 Jun 2018

Vacancy Announcement

Position: Internal Auditor

Vacancies: 1

Works Station: Childline Kenya, Lower Kabete, Nairobi

Length of Engagement: One year renewable

1.0 Background

Childline Kenya is a national non-government organisation working in partnership with the government of Kenya to run the only nationwide 24 hour children helpline. In addition to managing the helpline, Childline also implements a number of projects funded by a variety of development partners. It is of the utmost importance that the funds from partners are utilized in accordance with the project agreements with partners, policies and procedures of Childline Board of Directors;

It is against this background that Childline is looking for a qualified Internal Auditor.

2.0 Purpose:

The role of Internal Auditor will be to ensure that:

(a) Childline Kenya risk levels are determined;

(a) Projects are implemented in accordance with workplan of specific project agreements;

(b) Disbursements are in accordance with project agreements, Childline policies and procedures; and

(c) All transactions conformal to the Laws of Kenya.

3.0 Reporting:

The internal auditor will

(a) Report to the Board of Directors;

(b) Be an ex-officio member of the Finance and Audit Committee; and

(c) Work with Childline Kenya Executive Director on day to day basis.

4.0 Specific Duties of the Internal Auditor include:

  1. Risk Management:

1.1 Support Childline Management to develop parameters, methods, and tools for evaluating, categorizing, and prioritizing risks.

1.2 Assist in the development of the organization’s risk mitigation strategy/ plan.

1.3 Preparing and submitting quarterly reports to the Board on risk management issues including the risk register and on emerging risks.

  1. Project Support:

2.1 Ensure that funds advanced to Childline are utilized efficiently; that there is value for money; and accountability is provided for all funds advanced.

2.2 Confirm that the planned activities (service delivery, procurement, distribution, storage, infrastructural improvements, etc.) are carried out efficiently and effectively

2.3 Identify gaps and weaknesses faced in the implementation of grant activities and make recommendations to improve or address the gaps.

  1. Management and Governance:

3.1 Regularly provide the board with an opinion on the adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of the internal controls in the organization

3.2 Regularly report to the Board on significant areas of non-compliance to organizational policy and internal controls

3.3 Actively monitor and provide feedback to the board as appropriate on the timely implementation of management or board recommendations related to financial and programme implementation

3.4 Review of organizational policies and assess system gaps to inform development of new policies and review of the existing ones

3.5 Ensure that recommendations from internal and external audits are effectively implemented for improved compliance and efficiency

5.0 Tenure and Remuneration:

(a) This is a part time contract position for a maximum of six days every quarter. The contract is initially for 12 Months and renewable.

(b) The remuneration for this position is negotiable.

6.0 Job Qualifications and Competencies

6.1 Qualifications

The preferred candidate will have:

(a) A minimum of CPA II;

(b) Minimum of five years in senior accounting or auditing position or practice

(c) Working knowledge of computerized accounting and auditing systems

Academic qualification, are an added qualification.

6.2 Competences

The preferred candidate will have:

(a) Good Report writing skills

(b) Excellent oral and written communication skills;

(d) Excellent analytical skills

(e) Good interpersonal skills:

(f) Computer literacy.

How to apply:

7.1 Interested and qualified applicants should send their applications and detailed CVs with references from at least three of their previous or current clients or employers.

7.2 The applications should be addressed to the Executive Director of Childline Kenya through vacancy@childlinekenya.co.ke not later than 15th June 2018, 5pm. 7.3 The subject of the email should be Internal Audit Application 2018.

5 Administrative Officers Jobs in Kenya

Administrative Officer


Ref: TUR/CPSB/048/2017/2018:

Job Group “L”

Positions: 5

Terms of service: Permanent and Pensionable

Responsibilities

·         General office administration, assets management and inventory.

·         Planning and maintaining security; co-ordination and organization of County Government functions;

·         Coordinate compilation of annual reports;

·         Coordinate performance management and overseeing implementation of County Government development projects.

Requirements

·         A Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following discipline:-Public administration, Business administration/Management, Community Development or any other Social Science or its equivalent qualification from recognized institution in Kenya;

·         Certificate in Computer application from a recognized institution;

·         Attended a supervisory course lasting not less than one (1) week from a recognized institution;

·         Demonstrated general administrative ability required for direction, control and implementation of administrative services.

NOTE:

Salary, allowances and other benefits are per the rates prescribed by the salaries and remuneration commission.

How to Apply

All written applications, CVs, copies of certificates, testimonials and identity card should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side the position being applied for and addressed to:

The Secretary,
Turkana County Public Service Board,
P.O. BOX 05 – 30500
Lodwar

OR

Delivered by hand at the reception desk at Turkana County Public Service Board Offices located along Nawaitorong’ road Opposite Lodwar Club located off Kitale-Lodwar highway.

All applications to reach the office before the close of business on Monday, 15th June, 2018

Important information to all candidates;

·         Applicants are advised to apply for only one position

·         Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

·         Any form of canvassing or lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification

·         Officers serving with the County Government of Turkana will be required to fill form TCPSB 2B which will be collected from Turkana County Public Service Board Offices during working hours.

N/B Youth, Women and Persons Living with disability (PWDs) are encouraged to apply.

Kenya: Authorized Certifying Officer (American Citizens ONLY)

Organization: US Agency for International Development
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 06 Jun 2018

  1. POSITION TITLE: Authorized Certifying Officer

  2. MARKET VALUE: $63,600 to $82,680 equivalent to GS-12

Final compensation will be negotiated within the listed market value.

  1. PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: Two (2) years, with three (3) one-year options Not-to-exceed five (5) subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance or better.

  2. PLACE OF PERFORMANCE: Nairobi, Kenya

  3. SECURITY LEVEL REQUIRED: USAID/W issued clearance level at the Facility/Computer Access Level

  4. STATEMENT OF DUTIES/POSITION DESCRIPTION

Background/Introduction

The Office of Financial Management (OFM) in Nairobi is a regional financial management platform that supports USAID programs within the East Africa Region. Missions served include: Kenya, Somalia and Sudan. The operating year budget for program funds and operating expenses is approximately $560 million. Excluding payroll, approximately 10,000 payment transactions are processed annually, exceeding $200 million. OFM also provides ad hoc support to Eritrea, Mauritius, and Seychelles. Additionally, in the past year OFM has provided certification services to Central African Republic, Rwanda, Tanzania, India, Philippines, and Uganda in excess of $1 million per year, to name a few.

OFM is headed by a Controller, supported by a Deputy Controller, two mid-level Financial Management Officers, an Authorized Certifying Officer (ACO), and an FSN staff complement of 45 personnel organized into four units: Financial Analysis, Financial Assessment, Accounting, and Accounts Payable.

The ACO works under the direct supervision of the Controller or his/her designee, and is an integral senior member of OFM.

Basic Function of Position:

The Authorized Certifying Officer (ACO) is primarily responsible for certifying all payments that emanate from USAID/Kenya and East Africa (KEA) and its client Missions. The ACO is also responsible for the overall supervision of the Accounts Payable staff, the internal control systems that underlie the payment and certification process and the integrity of all payments. He/she ensures compliance with all Federal laws and policies that relate to payments.

The ACO is charged with the responsibility of final review and authorization of vouchers for payment and is held accountable for public funds. He/she has no public funds in their physical possession but is personally accountable for and required to make good to the U.S. Government the amount of any illegal or improper payment. The ACO has a serious burden to avoid liability or to qualify for relief from an erroneous payment, and must rely upon the financial controls system in place to ensure the propriety of payments. To avoid personal liability, the ACO must be knowledgeable of financial controls systems and comply with established procedures, and is responsible to ensure that funds are legally available for payment; services for which bills have been presented have been rendered; advancement of funds prior to rendition of services is legally proper; vouchers are correct; computations are correct; and the amount of any illegal, improper, or incorrect payment is not certified for payment. The ACO can have a definitive impact on the outcome of vouchers relating to internal (employees) or external (contractors, grantees, vendors) payments. The ACO must use sound judgment and refer to frequently complex government guidelines when examining and reviewing vouchers and considering or disallowing all or parts of payments funded with OE/Program appropriations.

Duties and Responsibilities

The ACO serves as the Mission’s primary certifying officer and ensures that payments are certified in a timely fashion. The ACO is responsible for:

  1. (70%) Review for correctness and certify for payment complex invoices and/or claims for payment involving program funded contracts, grants, host country contracts, PASAs, ILs and Commodity Import Program letters of commitment. Also review and certify a full range of complex administrative claims, including international travel vouchers and other entitlement payments. Claims reviewed include a variety of payment provisions including payroll claims, fixed price, cost reimbursement and variable cost contracts and require judgment in adapting USAID procedures to Kenyan business customs and laws. Review and analysis includes:

a) Ensuring that the obligation contains appropriate authorizations and administrative approval, and is supported by proper evidence showing that a valid, binding agreement has been executed and properly recorded;

b) Ensuring that the request for payment is in accordance with the provisions, terms, and conditions of the obligating document;

c) Verification that funds are available and that established controls to prevent improper or duplicate payment are in place and effectively working;

d) Ensuring proper application of the Prompt Payment Act by processing vouchers within the correct time frame;

e) Ensuring that disbursements comply with USG and host country laws and regulations such as the Improper Payments Act, and all other rules and regulations described in the relevant chapters of USAID’s Automated Directives System (ADS);

f) Preparing and communicating rationales concerning any portions of a claim where payment is suspended or disallowed;

g) Communicating with payees and other mission staff to provide guidance, interpret the agency’s voucher auditing requirements, and/or request clarifying information regarding proposed payments.

  1. (10%) Function as the primary mission liaison with the Treasury Department and USDO local banks to transmit payment files, provide procedural guidance, identify system issues, operate complex payment system interfaces, and troubleshoot local bank payment issues as they arise.

The ACO is responsible for ensuring the physical security of computers and sensitive banking information. He/She is also responsible for communicating with Citibank and downloading and distributing monthly statements for items procured using the government credit card.

  1. (5%) Projects as assigned by the Controller/Deputy Controller, including identifying and assisting in the development of Phoenix reporting and system applications for use by the OFM Accounts Payable section to maintain financial controls.

  2. (5%) Monitor program and OE advances to ensure conformity to advance aging regulations, and take action as necessary to bring excess amounts into compliance.

  3. (5%) Assist the Deputy Controller and the Controller to review and ensure that appropriate procedures and internal controls are in place and are adhered to, including review and clearance of bank reconciliations and travel authorizations. Ensure all payment reconciliations are prepared and reported in an accurate and timely manner. Continuously monitoring and reviewing operations with an emphasis on suggestions and recommendations for process efficiency, improvement and cost reduction;

  4. (5%) Training and mentoring to new Accounts Payable staff and other duties as assigned.

Position Elements

a. Degree of Responsibility for Decision-making: This position requires the ability to exercise independent professional judgment within the scope of responsibilities based on the policy directives determined by the Controller and/or his designee.

b. Projects as assigned by the Controller/Deputy Controller, including identifying and assisting in the development of Phoenix reporting and system applications for use by the OFM Accounts Payable section to maintain financial controls.

c. Level of Complexity for Work Assignments: Review for correctness and certify for payment complex invoices and/or claims for payment involving program funded contracts, grants, host country contracts, PASAs, ILs and Commodity Import Program letters of commitment. Also review and certify a full range of complex administrative claims, including international travel vouchers and other entitlement payments. Claims reviewed include a variety of payment provisions including payroll claims, fixed price, cost reimbursement and variable cost contracts and require judgment in adapting USAID procedures to Kenyan business customs and laws.

d. Knowledge Level required: Familiarity with automated financial management systems, principles, practices, and procedures related to management of the accounts payable function and proficiency in desktop computing are required. Knowledge of federal/USAID acquisition regulations, legislation related to prompt payments and improper payments, and USG foreign affairs manual and travel regulations is highly desirable. Must be knowledgeable of financial controls systems and comply with established procedures, and is responsible to ensure that funds are legally available for payment; services for which bills have been presented have been rendered; advancement of funds prior to rendition of services is legally proper; vouchers are correct; computations are correct; and the amount of any illegal, improper, or incorrect payment is not certified for payment. Experience using USAID’s Phoenix financial management system will be an advantage.

e. Supervisory Controls: The ACO works under the direct supervision of the Controller or his/her designee

f. Guidelines for the Required Work: The available guidelines are Automated Directives System (ADS), Foreign Affairs Manual (FAM), Foreign Affairs Handbook (FAH), Department of State Standardized Regulations (DSSR), Mission Orders, etc. but the work s/he provides is in itself providing guidance to and ensuring guidelines are enforced by Mission staff. In many instances, the incumbent will have to rely on his/her knowledge and extensive prior experience to enforce guidelines as s/he carries out his/her duties. The incumbent must be able to use excellent judgment and the ability to deal with ambiguity at all levels.

g. Complexity of the work environment or its potential effect on the position’s responsibilities: Review for correctness and certify for payment complex invoices and/or claims for payment involving program funded contracts, grants, host country contracts, PASAs, ILs and Commodity Import Program letters of commitment. Also review and certify a full range of complex administrative claims, including international travel vouchers and other entitlement payments. Claims reviewed include a variety of payment provisions including payroll claims, fixed price, cost reimbursement and variable cost contracts and require judgment in adapting USAID procedures to Kenyan business customs and laws.

h. Exercise of Judgment: Exercises independent professional judgment within the scope of responsibilities based on the policy directives determined by the Controller and/or his/her designee.

i. Scope and Effect of the Work Performed: The incumbent will review for correctness and certify for payment complex invoices and/or claims for payment involving program funded contracts, grants, host country contracts, PASAs, ILs and Commodity Import Program letters of commitment. Also review and certify a full range of complex administrative claims, including international travel vouchers and other entitlement payments. Claims reviewed include a variety of payment provisions including payroll claims, fixed price, cost reimbursement and variable cost contracts and require judgment in adapting USAID procedures to Kenyan business customs and laws.

j. Level and Purpose of Contacts: There is an expected continuous contact with internal and external customers. He/she functions as the primary mission liaison with the Treasury Department and USDO local banks to transmit payment files, provide procedural guidance, identify system issues, operate complex payment system interfaces, and troubleshoot local bank payment issues as they arise.

The ACO is responsible for ensuring the physical security of computers and sensitive banking information. He/she is also responsible for communicating with Citibank and downloading and distributing monthly statements for items procured using the government credit card.

k. Supervision Exercised: None

l. Security Clearance Requirement: The selected candidate must have a HSPD-12 (Facilities and Computer Access).

m. Travel Requirement: None

n. Support Items: The incumbent will be provided with the support services, equipment, and supplies necessary to perform the work e.g. desktop computer, shared office equipment (such as printer, scanner and shredder), office supplies and support services.**o.** Sunday Pay: Is not authorized.**

10. AREA OF CONSIDERATION:

· U.S. Citizens currently residing in Kenya1.

· Submit a complete application as outlined in the solicitation section titled APPLYING;

· Be able to obtain a USAID/W issued clearance level at the Facility/Computer Access Level;

· Be able to obtain a medical clearance;

· Employment is subject to funds availability and all the required approvals obtained

11. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  1. The primary location of work will be on the U.S. Embassy/USAID compound in Nairobi, Kenya. No special demands are required to perform the work.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

1. Education: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance from a recognized university is required. Professional certification such as CPA or ACCA is preferred.

2. Prior Work Experience: 10 years or more of experience in accounting/finance in a large for-profit/not-for-profit organization, government department or international NGO is required.

3. Post Entry training: In-house courses, as needed, and on-the-job training

4. Language Proficiency: Good command of the English language (written and verbal) is required.

5. Knowledge: Familiarity with automated financial management systems, principles, practices, and procedures related to management of the accounts payable function and proficiency in desktop computing are required. Knowledge of federal/USAID acquisition regulations, legislation related to prompt payments and improper payments, and USG foreign affairs manual and travel regulations is highly desirable. Must be knowledgeable of financial controls systems and comply with established procedures, and is responsible to ensure that funds are legally available for payment; services for which bills have been presented have been rendered; advancement of funds prior to rendition of services is legally proper; vouchers are correct; computations are correct; and the amount of any illegal, improper, or incorrect payment is not certified for payment. Experience using USAID’s Phoenix financial management system will be an advantage.

6. Abilities and Skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required to interact with a multitude of stakeholders. Analytical ability and the capacity to interpret and apply rules and regulations with consistency are necessary. The ability to manage people and processes is critical to success in this position.

I. EVALUATION AND SELECTION FACTORS

Applicants meeting the basic requirements will be evaluated based on information presented in the application, an interview process and reference checks as necessary. All applicants must address each qualification detailed above with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item. These qualifications, which serve as the selection criteria, will be evaluated based on the following points below.

Education: Null points; minimum criteria required

Prior Work Experience 40 points

Knowledge 30 points

Skills and Ability 30 Points

Total: 100 points

II. LIST OF REQUIRED FORMS FOR PSC HIRES

Once the CO informs the successful Offeror about being selected for a contract award, the CO will provide the successful Offeror instructions about how to complete and submit the following forms.

  • Medical History and Examination (DS 6561)
  • Questionnaire for Non-Sensitive Positions (SF-85P)
  • Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306)
  • Fingerprint Card(s)

III. BENEFITS AND ALLOWANCES

As a matter of policy, and as appropriate, a Local Hire PSC is normally authorized the following benefits and allowances:

  1. BENEFITS:

(a) Employer’s FICA Contribution

(b) Contribution toward Health and Life Insurance

(c) Pay Comparability Adjustment

(d) Eligibility for Worker’s Compensation

(e) Annual and Sick Leave

(f) Annual Increase (pending a satisfactory performance evaluation)

*This position is a Local Hire U.S PSC and receives only the limited benefits specified above. Any contract offered under this solicitation will not offer benefits that are available to Offshore Hire U.S PSC. Benefits that the successful candidate will not receive include, but are not limited to:*

1. Access to Embassy medical facilities, Cash Checking, AEA Commissary Access, Pouch Mail Service (DPO/APO)

2. Cost of Travel to and from Post;

3. Shipment and storage of UAB and HHE;

4. Shipment of POV (Private Own Vehicle);

5. R&R and Home Leave Travel; and

6. Housing

1 Resident hire means a U.S. citizen who, at the time of hire as a PSC, resides in the cooperating country as a spouse or dependent of a U.S. citizen employed by a U.S. government agency or under any U.S. government-financed contract or agreement, or for reasons other than for employment with a U.S. government agency or under any U.S. government-financed contract or agreement. A U.S. citizen for purposes of this definition also includes persons who at the time of contracting are lawfully admitted permanent residents of the United States.

How to apply:

Interested applicants are required to submit the following:

(1) Eligible offerors are required to complete and submit the offer form AID 302-3, “Offeror Information for Personal Services Contracts,” available at https://www.usaid.gov/forms/aid-302-3

(2) An up-to-date curriculum vitae (CV) or resume (no more than five pages)**, cover letter** explaining your qualifications for the position, copies of all relevant certificates and include three (3) to five (5) references, who are not family members or relatives, with working telephone and e-mail contacts.

(3) Offers must be received by the closing date and time specified in Section I, item 3 and submitted following the steps below;

Step 1: Register in Myhotkenyanjobs at www.myhotkenyanjobs.com if not already registered. If already registered, log in and ensure all updated attachments are uploaded.

Step 2: Attach a cover letter, AID 302-3 and copies of all relevant certificates including referee information. Scan and attach them as one attachment on section marked “Upload Certificates” under my profile. Note: All offers MUST be submitted online. Incomplete application packages will not be considered.

Step 3: Search for this position and click on Complete Questionnaire to Apply. Each offeror must answer all the questions in the Questionnaire.

(4) To ensure consideration of offers for the intended position, Offerors must prominently reference the Solicitation number in the offer submission/cover letter.

Kenya: INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANCY – MIXED MIGRATION OFFICER: •Master’s degree in Social and Political Sciences, Communications, Information…

Organization: International Organization for Migration
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 28 May 2018

  1. Conduct geographic and thematic analyses and reports on issues of relevance to the current mixed migration dynamics in the region.
  2. Support the analysis and validation of mixed migration data collected at various points along the migration journey: en route, stranded or in need of assistance, voluntary and forced returns, humanitarian evacuations, and return and reintegrated migrants. Support verifying estimates from staff in the field, validate data through qualitative information and triangulation with other sources, and disseminate to relevant recipients.
  3. Research, analyse, and report on mixed migration data, and support designing the IM products for technical and not audience.
  4. Conduct data verification, triangulation and validation through multiple sources, both primary and secondary (including media monitoring, local authorities, network of key informants).
  5. Support the Displacement Tracking Matrix Flow Monitoring activities through reporting and analysis, editing, publication and dissemination of relevant products.
  6. Support in drafting thematic research, designing survey methodologies, and monitor field operations of data collection efforts in close coordination with the DTM Data team.
  7. Support with literature / desk review, and carry out extensive an in-depth data analysis of the datasets collected for the studies.
  8. Contribute to the other preparatory phases of the studies as drafting data collection tools and training materials.
  9. Lead ad hoc research questions, compile analysis and answer queries from external and internal stakeholders.
  10. Assist in the coordination of internal and external Data Hub capacity-building initiatives.
  11. Liaise with other UN agencies and government stakeholders with regards to mixed migration research efforts, tools and methodologies, and ad hoc queries.
  12. Research, analyse and evaluate new applications related to information systems, to new technologies and processes to manage information in response to migration crises and make recommendations for their utilization. | EDUCATION:- • Master’s degree in Social and Political Sciences, Communications, Information Management, Computer Science or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience; or • University degree in the above fields with four years of relevant professional experience | EXPERIENCE:-• Experience in mixed migration analyses, root causes and drivers is required; • Experience in data collection, research, and report writing; • Experience in statistical analysis (STATA, SPSS, etc); • Professional or academic experience in combined qualitative and quantitative research methods; • Experience writing technical requirements documents, translating/planning specifications to technical briefs for data capture/analysis, and compiling diverse dataset; • Strong computer background, including experience with relational databases; • Experience in development and implementation of population databases is a distinct advantage. • Professional experience in coordinating multi-cultural teams and field-based staff;• Excellent communication skills, efficiency and flexibility; • Ability to work under pressure. Attention to detail and quality and capacity to meet deadlines; • Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with colleagues from varied cultures and professional backgrounds; • Excellent writing skill and strong analytical skills and creative thinking. Proficiency in English required. Working knowledge of French or Arabic is an asset. |

How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit CV and a cover letter indicating the Vacancy Number with three professional referees, and their contacts (both email and telephone) to International Organization for Migration (IOM), RO Human Resources Department, via e-mail: ronairobihrdrec@iom.int

CLOSING DATE: 28th May 2018

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

NOTE:-

NO FEE: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, process or training). IOM does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank details.**

Jobs and Vacancies in Sportpesa Kenya

Java Developer


We have the following  exciting positions within the IT Department of PEVANS EA Ltd.

Role

The role will have complete responsibility for the quality, accuracy and sustainability of the assigned software development. In addition, it is responsibility of this role to ensure that all assigned work is performed within the agreed constraints, specifically the time and budget.

Responsibilities

·         Participate and contribute to the all phases and aspect of the software development cycle

·         Create testable and efficient codes as per the business requirements specifications and supporting documentation

·         Support in the deployment of soft and software components

·         Able to support servers at a L3 support perspective when escalated

Qualifications

·         University degree or Higher diploma in Software Engineering or Computer Science

·         Strong experience with multithreaded & multi-process real-time applications

·         Extensive experience in architecting, designing and developing highly scalable N tier software with C++ or Java

·         Strong Component & N-tier Architecture, excellent Object-Oriented design and programming skills (SOA, Web Services, XML)

·         Experience with fine tuning real-time server systems for performance, reliability and scalability

·         Minimum 2 years in development of web services and SQL- Database

·         Experience with source control, code coverage tools and automation tool

·         Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with team members and managers

Additional Qualifications/Certifications

·         Good command of Python, PHP and JAVA technologies

·         Experience with WEB, Mobile and XML tools

How to Apply

Please send your CV, quoting “Java developer” on the subject line to hr@sportpesa.com, by 9th May 2018

Network Administrator

Responsibilities

·         Scheduling and executing Preventive Maintenance of the Network Infrastructure

·         Ensure 99.99% availability of the Network Infrastructure

·         Serve as a Level 1 escalation for all Network incidents

·         Serve as part of Resolution Team for Network Incidents

·         Ensure Network documentation is updated

·         Manage Network Inventory and spares

·         Manage Configuration of all Network equipment (backup configuration and application of standardized configuration templates to Network equipment)

·         Liaise with Service Providers to ensure agreed SLAs are maintained 100%

·         Continuous training to keep abreast with Network technologies

·         Liaise with the ITSM/Service Delivery manager to manage projects and IT&S processes and procedures.

·         Ensure Network licenses are valid and initiate acquisition of the same before expiry

Qualifications

·         CCNA or CCNP required.

·         Telco / Service Provider experience is an advantage

·         2-4 years experience managing a large Network of at least 50 nodes

·         Strong troubleshooting skills is key

·         Team Player

·         Degree in Computer Science/Telecommunication or related degree

·         Ability to work with cross-functional teams to deliver projects and IT services

·         Experience in Cisco Nexus switches, Juniper QFX, High Performance Routers (Cisco ASR1k etc), Advanced BGP configuration, Firewall hardening with Cisco ASA and Juniper SRX firewalls, Network Access Control and Traffic Engineering

How to Apply

Please send your CV to hr@sportpesa.com by 9th May 2018. Please quote network administrator on the subject line

Internship Opportunities in Kenya

Internship at Tinker Education


Tinker Education, the Nairobi branch of EdTech (education technology) company EMCAST, delivers STEM Education to children through computer science/coding.

We are recruiting for Interns to support as teacher’s aides in the classroom.

Location: Nairobi (Lavington)

The qualified candidate will work with a team of STEM Educators and have an opportunity to gain skills in computer science and implementing different code programs.

The candidate will gain knowledge of international standards of STEM Education, coding and teaching practices.

Qualified candidates should have:

·         Proven track of involvement and interest in programming.

·         Minimum degree holders in Computer Science or Education.

Only qualified candidates should apply.

No remuneration during internship.

Lunch and transport cost to be paid.

Employment opportunity available after internship.

Company Description: Tinker Education is involved in solutions for Kenya’s innovative education through Teacher Training, STEM curriculum, e-Learning Platform, Digital Book Platform, Digital Content Creation, and Pilot Project Implementation.

Our program teaches students computer science / coding with the integration of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) education.

We aim to demonstrate that the computer is a powerful tool for creativity and invention as we nurture children to be future innovators and idea makers.

Internship Requirements:

·         Candidates must hold a degree in one of the following three fields: Education, IT (Programming)

·         Commitment to the entire Internship duration of 3 months

·         Ability to help children to develop basic learning skills (verbal, written and numeric)

·         Ability to learn new technologies as well as content quickly and proficiently

·         Understanding and knowledge of STEM education, education technology and experience of e-Learning environments is not necessary but advantageous

·         Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

·         Great attention to detail

·         Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

·         Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to work across boundaries

·         Honesty and high level of integrity

·         MS Office experience and OA (office automation) skills

Responsibilities: Promote efficiency, consistency, and professionalism in all tasks required of an intern at this level

How to Apply

Email CV to neene@tinkeredu.net

Kenya: Human Resource Volunteer/Intern

Organization: HIAS Refugee Trust of Kenya
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 09 May 2018

Job Summary

HIAS is an international non-profit organization with a stand for a world in which refugees find welcome, safety and freedom. HIAS operation in Kenya was established in 2002 with the mission to serve the most vulnerable refugees through community based protection including psychosocial support, resilience building, resettlement and provision of durable solutions.

HIAS seeks to recruit an intern/volunteer who will assist in the implementation of Human Resource Practices, which will provide an employee-oriented, high performance culture, which emphasizes on; personnel empowerment, productivity, goal attainment and ongoing development of a superior workforce.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

 Assist in the performance of human resources management work relating to recruitment, performance management, leave management and capacity building

 Assist in the advertisement of positions, short listing candidates, interviewing candidates, conducting reference checks and providing feedback to successful/unsuccessful candidates.

 Assist in coordination with other project heads and field officers to ensure consistency in interpretation and application of HR policies.

 Assist in conducting new employee orientation/induction in coordination with the heads of department to foster positive attitude toward organizational objectives.

 Assist in preparing for staff meetings when required

 Perform other related duties as assigned

Job Specifications

 Completion of an Undergraduate Degree or a Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management from a recognized institution of higher learning

Skills & Competencies

 Knowledge of the labor laws in Kenya.

 Excellent oral and written communication skills

 Solid organizational skills as well as the ability to be flexible and work well under pressure in a fast paced multi – tasking humanitarian environment.

 Strong writing and presentation skills with ability to communicate well within and across diverse groups and perspectives.

 Unquestionable level of integrity

 Knowledge of Computer Applications such as Ms-Access, Ms-Excel and Ms-Word

How to apply:

How to apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to applications.hias@gmail.com indicating the Vacancy Number HRTK/V-HR/5/2018 on the subject line. Closing Date: 9th May 2018 5.00pm

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Late applications will not be considered

Microfinance Jobs in Kenya – SACCO

Kentours Sacco Society is registered under Co-operative Societies Act and draws its membership from the hospitality industry.


We wish to recruit a Reception Assistant whose main duties will be to handle telephone and office correspondence.

Applications are invited as follows;

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

·         Telephone handling skills

·         Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures

·         Computer skills and knowledge of MS Office.

·         At least two years relevant working experience.

Personal Skills

·         Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills

·         Planning and organizing skills

·         Ability to work under pressure

·         Initiative, reliability and a team player with track record of integrity

We wish to recruit Accounts Assistant whose main duties will be to maintain members’ records.

Applications are invited as follows;

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

·         CPA Part 1 or equivalent

·         Computer skills and knowledge of MS Office.

·         At least two years relevant working experience.

Personal Skills

·         Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills

·         Planning and organizing skills

·         Ability to work under pressure

·         Initiative, reliability and a team player with track record of integrity

Applications citing current & expected remuneration package accompanied by up-to-date curriculum vitae, copies of professional and academic certificates, recent passport size photograph and copy of identification card should reach us not later than 4th May 2018 through the address below.

Chairman
Kentours Sacco Society
Commodore Office Suites, First Floor
Kindaruma Road, Kilimani
P. O. BOX 79333 – 00200
Nairobi

The applications can also be hand delivered to our office on weekdays between 8.00am and 5.00pm.

Massive Recruitment at Port Florence Community Hospital, Kenya

Sonographer / Radiographer


Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualifications

·         Diploma in Medical Imaging Sciences.

·         Higher diploma in ultrasound added Advantage.

·         Registered with a valid license by The Kenya Radiation Protection Board.

·         Proven over 2 years working experience in a similar role from a reputable and busy environment.

Hospital Matrons

Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualifications

·         Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or its equivalent.

·         Be registered with the Nursing Council and possess a current license.

·         Proven working experience of over 5 years post registration, three of them in a similar position

Clinical Officers

Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY & GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualification  

·         Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery and above from a recognized training institution.

·         Have a registration certificate and a valid practicing license issued by the Clinical Officers Council of Kenya.

·         Computer literate.

·         Proven over 2 years working experience in a similar role from a reputable and busy facility.

Health Records Information Officers

Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualifications

·         Diploma in Health Records & Information Technology.

·         Proven 2 years working experience in a similar role from a reputable and busy environment.

·         Computer literate.

·         Coordination & Reporting Skills

Hospital Administrators

Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualifications

·         Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration, Business Administration / Management or any other relevant field.

·         Proven work experience of at least 5 years in a senior management capacity in a similar position.

·         Basic accounting skills & Computer Literate.

·         Strong communication and customer care skills.

Laboratory Technologists

Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualifications

·         Diploma in Laboratory Technology.

·         Registered by KMLTTB with current practicing license.

·         Proven over 2 years working experience in a similar role from a reputable and busy laboratory.

Medical Officers

Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualifications

·         Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) from a recognized university.

·         Proven 2 years working experience in a similar role from a reputable and busy facility.

·         Be Registered with Kenya Medical Practitioner and Dentist Board and possess a current license.

·         Computer literate.

Nurses (BSN, RGN, ICU, Midwifes & Renal Nurses)

Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualifications

·         Diploma Holder.

·         Registered Community Health Nurse (KRCHN).

·         Must be registered with the Nursing Regulatory Body.

·         Proven over 2 years working experience in a similar role from a reputable and busy environment.

Pharmaceutical Technologists 

Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualifications

·         Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology.

·         Valid and up to date registration license by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.

·         Proven over 2 years working experience in a similar role from a reputable and busy environment.

·         Computer literate.

How to Apply

Applicants to send Cover letter, CV and testimonials clearly indicating position applied for and Hospital choice to:

Human Resource Manager ,

Port Florence Community Hospital

P.O Box 3417

Kisumu.

OR Send by mail to hr.portflorence@gmail.com. Email subject line to read the position applied for & the Hospital choice. Applications to reach us by Friday, 4th May 2018.

While we thank all applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.